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Memento Mori

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Two
  • 1992
  • 1 episode

Several elderly friends and acquaintances in 1950s London are disturbed to receive mysterious telephone calls predicting their impending deaths. Stars Stephanie Cole, Jacqueline Leonard, Renée Asherson, Michael Hordern, Elizabeth Bradley and more.

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Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1992
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Creator
Muriel Spark
Stars
Stephanie Cole, Jacqueline Leonard, Renée Asherson, Michael Hordern, Elizabeth Bradley, Thora Hird, Margery Withers, Mary Healey and more
Writers
Alan Kelley, Jeanie Sims and Jack Clayton
Director
Jack Clayton
Producers
Louis Marks, Mark Shivas, Carolyn Montagu and Derek Nelson
Company

"Remember you must die" says the anonymous voice on the telephone. Is it a practical joke or is there a more sinister purpose threatening the lives of the recipients, all part of an ageing coterie of friends who share guilty secrets from the past?

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music by Georges Delerue.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 19th April 1992 at 9:45pm on BBC Two
Episode length
100 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Wednesday 17th January 2024 at 10:00pm on BBC4

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